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  • Overcoming Obstacles: A Short Story

    feel more and more air brush against my face. All the anxiety from crouching back in the blocks is released at once. I focus on my steps. If I can’t approach first hurdle in eight steps, I will stumble and lose momentum. After four or five steps of acceleration, I stand up tall to prepare for the jump. My strides shorten as I approach my eighth step. Last short stride! Now right knee up. Lean forward. Leap! I am airborne. As I fly over my first hurdle I can’t help but look to the side. There is nobody next to me. I am winning. I just need to finish the race. My luck ends there, however. While my eyes drift to other lanes my body twists and stumbles to the…

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  • Compare Life To A Hurdle Runner

    Life can be compared to a hurdle runner. The whole point of life is to make it from the starting point until the finish is in sight. Through the whole race, there 's going to be obstacles but it 's either that person is going to jump to succeed if they fall are they going to get back on their feet to continue, or do nothing at all and let one obstacle stop their journey from achieving success. Now let 's switch that whole comparison of life to a hurdler around. What about life to a white hurdle…

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  • Jumping The Hurdle In The Most Dangerous Game

    Jumping the Hurdle Most people tend to think that they behave differently than the characters that are portrayed in books, magazines, and movies. However, most of them imitate the characters behavior, whether it is the way they overcome a challenge, or deal with an issue. In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game”, Richard Connell tells of Sanger Rainsford, a hunter, who must overcome an obstacle using his wits, logic, and hunting skills to outsmart General Zaroff at his own game; hunting.…

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  • New Regulations Don 't Clear All The Hurdles For Pot Dispensaries

    Title/Source/Evaluation: The article I chose for this assignment is New Regulations Don’t Clear All the Hurdles for Pot Dispensaries” (Dolan2015). This article was written by Maura Dolan and published in the Los Angeles Times. The Los Angeles Times has won more than 40 Pulitzer Prizes and has been in circulation for more than 100 years. The paper has been known to have a liberal slant, but that does not seem to be an issue in this story. Maura Dolan graduated from UC Berkley with degrees in…

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  • Personal Narrative-Winning My First City Championship

    Winning My First City Championship Even though winning at times is easy, it can also be challenging. Winning, is a possibility that requires determination, sacrifice, and strength. My journey to the championship was a long one, full of uncertainties, sacrifices, and most of all, hope. The journey began in 2011, I was in 7th grade and in my first year of track. We had just finished our last week of conditioning and were about a couple of weeks into practice. Everyone began to try events they…

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  • The Premise Of Payback Methods

    In the internal rate of return method, the desire to find out whether it is earning more or less than a specified hurdle rate. As opposed to NPV method which rarely indicates the rate of return a project is earning. Gathering from these conclusions results as problems arise when comparing projects when all have positive NPV’s. Another contrasting point if internal rate of return from NPV is greater than zero, the earning is more than your rate of return. On the other hand, if the NPV is less…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Should Men And Women Be Equal?

    it therefore leads to unwanted circumstances. Women should have their equal rights when it comes to education, there shouldn’t be so many hurdles for them to overcome, and women need to step up their game it’s a dog eat dog world, and the STEM field should not be underrepresented for women and should be made more inviting for them. Women trying to enter the STEM field encounter many speed bumps along the way. According to society, a woman is supposed to be nurturing, and helping and there…

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  • Flat Racing Vs Jump Racing Essay

    While turf is a trendy surface, dirt tracks are also common in these races. Additionally, synthetic surfaces are used at tracks where bad weather usually takes place. Jump Racing On the other hand, flat racing involves tracks that involve obstacles that horses have to jump over. While these races are still equipped for Thoroughbred horses, jump racing is considered more dangerous than flat racing. These obstacles include fences, ditches, and hurdles. The increased risks have led to it being…

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  • Functional Movement System Case Study

    The FMS test is comprised of seven scored tests, including a deep squat, hurdle step, in-line lunge, shoulder mobility, active straight leg raise, trunk stability push-up, and rotary stability. Also, three pass or fail tests, including, shoulder impingement clearing test, spinal extension clearing test and spinal flexion clearing test. Testing took place in the Health and Human Performance lab of the Royal Brougham of Seattle Pacific University. Each test received a score from 0-3 (21 points…

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  • Myth Of Equality Essay

    Living in a competent world takes more than skills and strengths. It takes more to achieve and make life comfortably living for. Struggles, challenges, joy and tears are all found in everyone’s life. No matter how rich and poor you are, we will all go through different hurdles in life and it’s up to us on how respond to these hurdles, do we take heart and jump to success or do we stop and stay stuck? Well being prepared is the key, honing ourselves so we can withstand any hurdles while…

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